Scientific studies show that learning a foreign language, such as Spanish, can enhance a child’s cognitive development and overall learning ability. There are many reasons to promote educational opportunities for kids to learn Spanish. At CWIST, our number one reason to encourage children to learn Spanish is simple. Learning Spanish is fun and beneficial! Make learning fun with Spanish-themed challenges on www.cwist.com. Here are some of our favorite, free games to help kids practice Spanish, no matter how much experience they’ve had with the language:
- Starting Spanish Part 1 & Part 2- Hola, como estas? Assign these two educational opportunities for kids to assess where they are in their Spanish learning journey. These fun challenges make learning fun with Spanish multiple choice questions. This is a great place to start.
- My Stuff in Español- It is much easier to learn a language within a context and with repetition. Learning games for kids are much more effective when they are enjoyable to play. This challenge is a mix of all of the right ingredients. All you’ll need are some strips of paper, markers, and tape to get started.
- Funny Phrases in Español!- Fun games for kids also require two other important ingredients — imagination and a sense of humor. This is one of our favorite free games for kids to practice Spanish with the whole family. Your child will use an online English-Spanish translator to create funny phrases in Spanish. Then challenge your entire family to create a funny meaning and guess the real meaning of the Spanish sentence. Get ready to laugh while your child refines her Spanish skills.
- Speaking in Tongues- This popular challenge is another one of our fun games for kids to practice Spanish with CWIST. By the end of this CWIST challenge, your home will be a classroom at every turn. Look forward to having pieces of paper with Spanish vocabulary taped on your television, furniture, food, and more.
It’s so important to encourage your child’s love for learning languages at a young age. These free games for kids to practice Spanish will keep Spanish words fresh on your child’s mind at home. If you have your own ideas of how to make learning fun with Spanish, then consider putting your CWISTMAKER skills to the test. Contribute to CWIST by creating your own challenge or Spanish-themed WISH to share with other parents. See how much fun your child can have learning Spanish with www.cwist.com!